Category Archives: Did You Know? – Everything there is to Know about Dogs

Why I Did Not Keep The Dog That “Loved Me”

Why didn’t you keep him? He loved you … I get this question almost every time I post a video about a rescue or foster dog (ah! especially a foster dog) that was adopted. Today, I even woke up to find a comment in Christie’s video saying “she trusted you and you let her down!” WTF???




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What Makes A Dog Non- Adoptable?

What is it that really makes a dog spend years in a shelter, unwanted, overlooked and ignored? Factors like the age, the breed and the size do matter – a young dog will be adopted easier than an old one, a purebred easier than a mix breed one and a small one easier than a big one. And of course, the healthier the better. Continue reading What Makes A Dog Non- Adoptable?

Just A Dog – An Answer To Spam Comments

Just a dog / Come on, it’s just a dog / Save some people instead / Children in Africa are dying and you care about a dog etc etc etc. Youtube has this amazing capacity of making you watch all sorts of videos you wouldn’t normally choose to watch, so “just a dog” comments come and go, from people who simply don’t understand what all the fuss is about. Continue reading Just A Dog – An Answer To Spam Comments

Why Are Dogs So Awesome?

Whether you like it or not, dogs are the most awesome animals on this planet – at least from people’s point of view. Don’t get me wrong, I am sure that pilot-fish, for example, are awesome from a shark’s point of view, but sharks don’t have a blog, I do. I am a human, and I see the awesomeness where I choose to see it. Continue reading Why Are Dogs So Awesome?

Pavlov’s Dogs And Classical Conditioning – Learning The Cool Way

Pavlov’s dog, apart from the 70s rock band (remember Julia?), is much more. Ivan Pavlov was a Russian psychologist, back in the 1890s, responsible for one of the greatest scientific advances: classical conditioning (Pavlovian conditioning). Continue reading Pavlov’s Dogs And Classical Conditioning – Learning The Cool Way

Paralyzed Dogs And Cats – how To Care For One

Paralyzed dogs (and cats) might end up in that state due to many reasons, but in Greece, 99% of them were left paralyzed due to a human. Either victims of a hit and run, shot (it happens more often than you can imagine) or simply kicked and beaten, they are left paralyzed and rarely get adopted. Continue reading Paralyzed Dogs And Cats – how To Care For One

Before And After Adoption – Ten Rescue Dogs That Prove What A Home Can Do

Before after usually comes with pictures of sick, emaciated, and abused dogs on the one end, and their photos after they have recovered on the other. But there is another type of before after that only rescuers and adoptive parents get to experience. Continue reading Before And After Adoption – Ten Rescue Dogs That Prove What A Home Can Do